• 34, Female
  • Hawthorne, CA
  • United States
Share on Facebook

Julie's Friends

  • Yazzmin Lizarraga
  • Karin
  • catie cliff
  • Claire
  • Kristi Richardson
  • sasha
  • Courtney B aka BreedloveHoops
  • Chelsea Shore
  • Caitlyn "SpinArt" Ryan
  • Jennifer Riehl
  • Jennifer Gonzalez
  • Becky Bibspins
  • Amy Strapp
  • Nicole Berrios
  • H2O Hoops

Julie's Discussions

Fire vs. Hair Products

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hoop Jeanne Nov 13, 2012. 11 Replies

Hey everyone! So usually when I fire hoop, I wear a hat. But I'd really like the option to put my hair up all cute, especially if I were performing or something. Problem is, my hair is curly which… 

Tags: fire, hair

Help with a couple tricks?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fleur de Hoops Jun 18, 2011. 12 Replies

Hey everyone! I'm looking for tutorials on a couple tricks..  at 1:30 she does this trick where the hoop is on her knee and then pops it up and catches it. Is there a tutorial out there for that? I… 

Help with McMaster part numbers?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Agillustration Mar 13, 2011. 9 Replies

I'm sorry if this has already been answered somewhere. I've been searching and searching and I can't find it. Can anyone help me find PEX tubing at McMaster? I'm looking for 1" or 3/4" (outside… 

How to counter weight an LED hoop?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessi Nov 1, 2011. 4 Replies

I'm going to make my own LED hoop. The only thing I can't figure out is how to counter weight it? What do you use? How to attach it? etc.Can anyone help me out with ideas? The only thing I could… 

Gifts Received


Julie has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift


Julie's Profile

Hey Hoopers!

I'm always looking to make new hoop friends! I have a little hoop group in the South Bay (Manhattan/Hermosa/Redondo Beach, CA) and would love for more people to join us. Get in touch if you're in the area, I'd love to hoop with you!

<3 Julie

My Blog

My Etsy Shop


My hoop making & taping tutorial



Profile Information

Do you teach hoop classes? *Please only answer 'yes' if you teach classes on a regular basis.
What year did you start hooping? (e.g. 2003)
Early 2009. But I didn't practice much for the first year. I just started messing with Poi and Mini Hoops.
What is your goal for 2014 and why is it important? (Doesn't have to be hoop related.)
To spend more time hooping, roller skating, biking, and anything else that will get me out of the house.

Julie's Photos

  • Add Hooping Photos
  • View All

Julie's Videos

  • Add Hooping Videos
  • View All

Latest Activity

A photo by Julie was featured
Nov 24, 2012
Julie posted photos
Nov 21, 2012
Julie replied to the discussion 'Has anyone bought a hoop from Etsy?'
"I have 2 hoops from citiva creationz and I love them! I got the starfish and fire strobe hoops in polypro. They're awesome for the price! My only gripe is that they're a little bit off balanced, but not enough to cause big problems.…"
Nov 21, 2012
Julie posted a photo

Studded Hoop

Here's a tutorial on how I made a studded hoop! http://www.gleefulthings.com/blog/?p=5296
Nov 19, 2012
Hoop Jeanne replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"But doesn't that small bit of alcohol evaporate very quickly?"
Nov 13, 2012
Julie posted a video
Nov 7, 2012
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"With any hair, the tighter you can make it , the more flame resistant it is.  Light flyaway hair will burn easily, but dreadlocks are almost fire proof.  tight braids, pony tails, water, and coverings are your friends.  Fur feathers,…"
Sep 27, 2012
Bearclaw Manufacturing - Tedward replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"Yes indeed, we tested LA looks mega hold and mega-mega hold (yellow and green gels) and found them to be flame resistant. the process for testing was as follows:  Take a wig, ball of paper, fake fur, etc.  Apply product.  allow to…"
Sep 27, 2012

Nikita Stamm replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"Wasn't it one of the L.A. Looks hair gels?  I remember being really surprised about it."
Sep 27, 2012
Shasta Lee replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"Just because your hair is curly doesn't mean you need to shower it with chemicals. It will be beautiful without hairspray/etc. Let it go naturally "
Sep 27, 2012

Rika replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"There are plenty of hair products out there that are alcohol free.  I would think that if they are alcohol free and come in a pump bottle (non aerosol), you would be okay to wear them.  Still, you should check the warning labels closely to…"
Sep 27, 2012

Jules* replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"I use water to wet down my hair. Sometimes I go hat-less w/o water, though I know it's not the best idea. I also ALWAYS have someone on fire watch whenever I spin. My hair is currently a disaster due to over dying and REALLY needing cut, so I…"
Sep 26, 2012
Allyssa replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"I know it's not 'hat free' but I knitted some wide headbands to cover my bun but also added some flair by putting flowers, buttons, ribbons, etc. on them. They are good for winter anyways :) As for hat free, you could try something…"
Sep 13, 2012
Haley Phelps replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"I would love love love this info as well!! I have long blonde thick fine hair! And it grows super super super slow!!! So I always ponytail and Beenie it!!! I'm scared to death to burn my hair! Also anyone know of any etsys or sites that carry…"
Sep 13, 2012

Martika* of MartikasMysticDesign replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"well actually Tedward of Bearclaw (NAFAA founder) had said in some thread around here, there is indeed a kind of air spray that you can wear, I don't remember what it's called for the life of me though. "
Sep 13, 2012

Hoop Cubed (Heather Says) replied to the discussion 'Fire vs. Hair Products'
"When I did the whole fire safety class at a hoop retreat earlier this year, one big point made was that hair products are a huge no no, because of the alcohol in them is super flammable. I have curly hair too so I feel your pain :("
Sep 13, 2012

Comment Wall (22 comments)

You need to be a member of Hoop City - Hooping Community - a space for hoopers to add comments!

Join Hoop City - Hooping Community - a space for hoopers

At 3:35pm on June 7, 2011,
Lulu Hoop* of Spiraling Within*
Hoop Jam on Sunday!!!  :-D  Can you make it?
At 12:06am on May 18, 2011, Yazzmin Lizarraga said…
sure!cant wait!
At 5:24am on May 12, 2011, Yazzmin Lizarraga said…
ok so I meant I'm free anytime Wednesday and Thursday  of the 18th & 19th lol gahhh im excited to be back
At 3:17pm on May 11, 2011, Yazzmin Lizarraga said…
I'm free this anytime Wednesday or Thursday :)
At 7:44am on May 11, 2011, Yazzmin Lizarraga said…
hey! im from the south bay! been moving around a lot, but will be down there next week. Would y'all wanna jam?
At 3:48pm on October 20, 2010, sasha said…
hi yes i would love too! my best friend and i try to make it out to venice somtimes but im sure you know how that is hahah... where do you usually go?
At 5:02pm on October 2, 2010,
Caitlyn "SpinArt" Ryan
Good to see another hooper in the area!
If you know of any hoop jams coming up, let me know!
At 1:58pm on September 30, 2010, Kristi Richardson said…
yay! my little cute hoopy friend! i heart you! <3
At 6:06pm on July 18, 2010, Megan of *From the Hip said…
Hi Julie!

I actually live in orange county so I don't go to dockweiler really. We were going to go just for the fire event, but I have actually never even been there!
At 12:47pm on July 17, 2010, Jennifer Gonzalez said…
It's alright..I've had alot going on in my life right now too..I actually moved to Vegas a lil less than a week ago so unfortunately I can't hoop it up with you! :( but whenever you want to take a lil trip to sin city hit me up!! Hopefully I can find some friendly hoopers out here soon!

Julie's Journal

Please vote for me

Posted on September 26, 2011 at 12:42pm 1 Comment

I'm in a contest right now where I could win a LED hoop that I really really want because my old one broke and I can't afford to replace it. For this contest, I put together a video of my hooping journey (from the beginning when I was pretty bad, up until now) and I need to get people to click like on it.

If you would be so kind, could you please LIKE my video on YouTube? Each LIKE that I get counts as a…


Get a FREE Hoop Class!

Hoop City Sponsors

© 2017   Created by SaFire*.   Powered by

Hoop City Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service